On August 23rd – 24th, 2019, the executive members from 12 members institute of ASEAN Medical School Network attended the 8th ASEAN Medical Deans’ Summit Meeting (AMDS) and the 4th ASEAN Students’ Collaborative Project (ASCP) at PAPRSB Institute of Health Sciences, Brunei Darussalam.
The theme of this year’s AMDS meeting is “Inter-Professional Education and Mental Health Issues”, and aims to provide a platform for the sharing of views, practices and advances in inter-professional education and mental health issues within the ASEAN region. The meeting also covers the discussions on the quality of medical education across ASEAN countries, professional training following graduation, and the promotion of research culture & international collaboration amongst AMDS members.
Concurrently, the 4th ASCP is held to showcase and highlight community projects conducted by medical, dental, and health sciences students from AMDS member universities. The ASCP enables students to share their research interests, to experience knowledge enrichment in ASEAN medical education, and to exchange the culture among the students from various countries.